Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: The Witcher

Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine gets launch trailer, Final Quest

The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt (360, PC, PS3, PS4) Blood and Wine Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 5

The launch trailer has gone live for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine. Suitably titled Final Quest, the 30-plus-hour send-off for the famed monster hunter will take players to a new area, Toussaint. A land ruled by a chivalric code, its people, free from the worries of nearby war-torn regions, are being hunted by a beast that Geralt has been hired to kill. The rocking video—literally—introduces the pristine realm and hints at the horrors that await.

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See the new regions in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine

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CD Projekt is giving players a better look at the lands they will be exploring in The Witcher 3’s upcoming expansion Blood and Wine. Estimated to last over 30 hours, Blood and Wine will see Geralt making his way into a new area that’s being terrorized by a monster. The kingdom will host new characters, enemies, and monsters, get a glimpse of it all below.

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine dated for May 31

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine will be hitting store shelves and digital outlets on May 31. Coinciding with the reveal, CD Projekt has released a new trailer and batch of screenshots. The upcoming add-on will feature an estimated 30-hour-long campaign with 90-plus new quests, a new Gwent deck, dynamic Point of Interest system, and a new region. A limited edition physical version will also include two Gwent decks, the Northern Realms and Nilfgaard.

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine screens, PAX info posted

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A handful of few new shots have been released from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt’s upcoming expansion Blood and Wine. The screens cover a little of everything, from giant monsters to some of the surreal new environments. CD Projekt also announced a PAX East 2016 panel about the in-game card game Gwent, titled Gwent-Ception: Does a Game Within a Game, Make a Game a Better Game, which will take place on Saturday on 2 p.m. (EST) and stream on Twitch.

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Two screens released from Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine

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CD Projekt has released two new environmental screenshots from The Witcher 3’s second expansion pack, Blood and Wine. Scheduled to launch in the first half of 2016, the 20-hour adventure will add a region untouched by war, Toussaint. Geralt finds all the trappings of a calm, civilized land when he arrives but soon uncovers an unsettling secret. The screens show a village as well as a large capital, crowned with a gleaming castle.

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt gets final piece of free DLC, New Game+

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CD Projekt Red has sent word that the final piece of free downloadable content for The Witcher 3 has gone live for all versions, a New Game + mode. With this, all 16 pieces of free DLC are up for grabs. Instructions on how to get them are posted below, as well as a full list of what’s on offer, which includes new quests, contracts, armor, animations, and weapons.

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Bard’s Tale IV early backers to get Wasteland 2, Witcher 1 or Witcher 2

The Bards Tale IV (PC) Game Announcement - Screenshot 1 (Witcher 2)

inXile has sweetened the pot for The Bard’s Tale IV’s Kickstarter campaign by tossing in a free game. Backers who put towards the game within the first 24 hours of the campaign’s launch will receive a free copy of Wasteland 2, The Witcher, or The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings. The freebie is part of the $20 and up reward tiers, and the game will be available once the campaign ends. Wasteland 2 will be delivered via Steam or GOG.com, while both Witchers will be delivered through GOG.com. The campaign is set to kick off on June 2 at 8 a.m. (CST).

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(Xbox One Review) The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

(Xbox One Review) The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

“… one hell of an adventure.”

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Gameplay footage up from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for Xbox One

CD Projekt has released gameplay footage from the Xbox One version of The Witcher 3. The video also features dynamic scaling from 900p to 1080p, one of the features the team is still working on. An accompanying note from the development team notes their ongoing work as the launch date nears: “We’re not much more than a week before launch, but we’re still fighting for every line of code—we want gamers to get the best possible experience we can deliver.”

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt gets gory with Rage & Steel trailer

A new video for The Witcher 3 has been released from CD Projekt HQ. Unlike the previous trailer, Rage & Steel doesn’t feature any members of the development team guiding the viewer through the footage; instead, it’s just Geralt facing off against hordes of enemies, man and beast alike. It’s nearly two and a half minutes of explosions, magic, slicing, punching, gutting, and dismembering. It definitely earned its age-gate.

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